Prasanna to act in Ajith’s “Valimai”?

Posted on   1:55 pm

There are reports that after completing Thupparivaalan 2, actor Prasanna has been approached to play a meaty role in Ajith’s Valimai. The movie is directed by filmmaker H Vinoth. The film went on floors last month in Hyderabad and is currently progressing in Chennai.

Editorial: Rare Royals

Posted on   1:25 pm

At a time when children of politicians are vying for top posts as if they are heirs of a royal clan, Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have signed up to a formal exit deal from the royal family, which will see them forsake their His and Her Royal Highness (HRH) titles and will no longer receive UK taxpayers funding for their duties.

Rajini fans to take on Periyar protesters

Posted on   1:17 pm

A day after members of Periyar Dravida Kazhagam announced that they would lay siege to Rajinikanth’s house at Poes Garden on 23 January demanding an apology for his remarks on Periyar’s protest against Hindu beliefs, fans of the actor have dared them to hold the agitation.

SARS-like virus spreads in China

Posted on   1:02 pm

A mysterious SARS-like virus has spread around China — including to Beijing — authorities said, fuelling fears of a major outbreak as millions begin travelling for the Lunar New Year in humanity’s biggest migration. The new coronavirus strain, first discovered in the central city of Wuhan, has caused alarm because of its connection to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which killed nearly 650 people across mainland China and Hong Kong in 2002-2003. Wuhan has 11 million inhabitants and serves as a major transport hub, including during the annual Lunar New Year holiday which begins later this week and sees hundreds of millions of Chinese people travel across the country to visit family.